Finland - Border guards cancel strike - April 23, 2010

Border guards have cancelled an announced two-day strike after reaching a compromise deal with the employer. The new contract covers 2.5 years. Salary levels for the second year will be negotiated in January 2011. Markku Pietikäinen, the chief shop steward of the Border Guard Union, says workers found the new terms tolerable.

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